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Measure For Measure

By William Shakespeare

QUOTATION: Our doubts are traitors,
And makes us lose the good we oft might win,
By fearing to attempt.
ATTRIBUTION: William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Lucio, in Measure for Measure, act 1, sc. 4, l. 77-9.

QUOTATION: They say best men are moulded out of faults,
And for the most, become much more the better
For being a little bad.
ATTRIBUTION: William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Mariana, in Measure for Measure, act 5, sc. 1, l. 439-41.

QUOTATION: When thou art old and rich,
Thou hast neither heat, affection, limb, nor beauty,
To make thy riches pleasant.
ATTRIBUTION: William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Duke, in Measure for Measure, act 3, sc. 1, l. 36-8.

QUOTATION: The weariest and most loathed worldly life
That age, ache, penury, and imprisonment
Can lay on nature is a paradise
To what we fear of death.
ATTRIBUTION: William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Claudio, in Measure for Measure, act 3, sc. 1, l. 128-31.

QUOTATION: The weariest and most loathed worldly life
That age, ache, penury, and imprisonment
Can lay on nature is a paradise
To what we fear of death.
ATTRIBUTION: William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Claudio, in Measure for Measure, act 3, sc. 1, l. 128-31.

QUOTATION: Thy best of rest is sleep,
And that thou oft provok’st, yet grossly fear’st
Thy death, which is no more.
ATTRIBUTION: William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Duke, in Measure for Measure, act 3, sc. 1, l. 17-9.

QUOTATION: I hold you as a thing enskied, and sainted,
By your renouncement an immortal spirit,
And to be talked with in sincerity,
As with a saint.
ATTRIBUTION: William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Lucio, in Measure for Measure, act 1, sc. 4, l. 34-7.

QUOTATION: The jury, passing on the prisoner’s life,
May have in the sworn twelve a thief or two
Guiltier than him they try.
ATTRIBUTION: William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Angelo, in Measure for Measure, act 2, sc. 1.

QUOTATION: Authority, though it err like others,
Hath yet a kind of medicine in itself,
That skins the vice o’ the top.
ATTRIBUTION: William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Isabella, in Measure for Measure, act 2, sc. 2, l. 134-6.

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